Index for Album F-2001-07-04: Foraging in Forest Park - July 04, 2001

Foraging in Forest Park, Queens. Based on a tour given by "Wildman" Steve Brill.

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1 Burdock Burdock.
Scientific name: Arctium species

2 Burdock root Burdock root.
Scientific name: Arctium species

3 Wood sorrel Wood sorrel.
Scientific name: Oxalis acetosella

4 Common nightshade - Poisonous Common nightshade - Poisonous.
Scientific name: Solanum nigrum

5 Plantain Plantain.
Scientific name: Plantago major

6 Wineberry Wineberry. A couple weeks too early.
Scientific name: Rubus phoenicolasius

7 Garlic mustard seeds Garlic mustard seeds.
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

8 Garlic mustard seeds Garlic mustard seeds.
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

9 Poison ivy Poison ivy.
Scientific name: Toxicodendron radicans

10 Wineberry Wineberry.
Scientific name: Rubus phoenicolasius

11 Burdock Burdock, 2nd year.
Scientific name: Arctium species

12 Berkeley's polypore mushroom Berkeley’s polypore mushroom. Too old to eat. Now tough and bitter.
Scientific name: Bondarzewia berkeleyi

13 Berkeley's polypore mushroom Berkeley’s polypore mushroom. Too old to eat. Now tough and bitter.
Scientific name: Bondarzewia berkeleyi

14 Most likely a winter polypore Most likely a winter polypore, Polyporus brumalis, a non-edible species.
Scientific name: Polyporus brumalis

15 Turkey tail mushroom Turkey tail mushroom. Not edible.
Scientific name: Trametes versicolor

16 Common spice bush Common spice bush. Berries not ready until Fall. Can crush leaves and make tea.
Scientific name: Lindera benzoin

17 Common spice bush Common spice bush. Berry closeup.
Scientific name: Lindera benzoin

18 Jewelweed patch Jewelweed patch.
Scientific name: Impatiens capensis

19 Jewelweed close up Jewelweed close up. See the jewels sparkle?
Scientific name: Impatiens capensis

20 Red cracked bolete Red cracked bolete.

21 Two color cracked bolete Two color cracked bolete. Choice.

22 Another bolete Another bolete. Turning blue quickly. No good to eat.

23 Two color bolete Two color bolete. Turns blue slowly.

24 Two color bolete Two color bolete. Turns blue slowly.

25 Earth ball mushroom Earth ball mushroom. Will be black insider. Poisonous. (Push ball are white inside.)

26 Plater file mushroom Plater file mushroom. Terrible tasting.

27 Indian pipe Indian pipe. Not edible. No chlorophyl. So is white. Is parasitic.

28 Milky mushroom Milky mushroom. One of the best mushrooms, says Wildman.

29 Milky mushroom Milky mushroom.

30 Milky mushroom Milky mushroom.

31 Fawn mushroom Fawn mushroom. Awful tasting.

32 Russula mushroom Russula mushroom.

33 Chanterelle Chanterelle.

34 Artist's conk mushroom Artist’s conk mushroom. Too tough to eat. Can stratch on it and draw.
Scientific name: Ganoderma applanatum

35 Small garlic mustard Small garlic mustard.
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

36 Black birch Black birch. Chew on twigs. Like wintergreen.
Scientific name: Betula lenta

37 Black birch Black birch. Chew on twigs. Like wintergreen.
Scientific name: Betula lenta

38 Grape leaves Grape leaves.

39 Black raspberry Black raspberry. Stem has bluish powder on it.
Scientific name: Rubus occidentalis

40 Black raspberry closeup Black raspberry closeup.
Scientific name: Rubus occidentalis

41 Chicken mushroom Chicken mushroom.
Scientific name: Laetiporus sulphureus

42 Sassafras tree trunk Sassafras tree trunk.
Scientific name: Sassafras albidum

43 Sassafras leaves Sassafras leaves.
Scientific name: Sassafras albidum

44 Berkeley's polypore Berkeley’s polypore.
Scientific name: Bondarzewia berkeleyi

45 Blushers Blushers, amanetas. Don’t eat, as it is too close to a deadly one.

46 Red cracked bolete Red cracked bolete.

47 Two colored bolete Two colored bolete. Choice.

48 Russula Russula. Tasteless.

49 Amanita Amanita. White variation of cleft foot. Turns brown. Very poisonous.

50 Chestnut bolete Chestnut bolete. Doesn’t turn color. Can eat.
Scientific name: Gyroporus castaneus

51 Green quilted russula Green quilted russula. Good to eat.

52 Bitter boletes Bitter boletes.

53 Red mouthed bolete Red mouthed bolete. Makes you sick.

54 Pokeweed Pokeweed. Edible in Spring if prepared properly.
Scientific name: Phytolacca americana

55 Chicken mushrooms Chicken mushrooms.
Scientific name: Laetiporus sulphureus

56 Chicken mushrooms Chicken mushrooms.
Scientific name: Laetiporus sulphureus

57 Chicken mushrooms Chicken mushrooms.
Scientific name: Laetiporus sulphureus

58 Immature black walnut Immature black walnut.
Scientific name: Juglans nigra

59 Mulberry Mulberry.
Scientific name: Morus

60 Mulberry Mulberry. Closeup.
Scientific name: Morus

61 Sweet cicely Sweet cicely. A little late in the year with ..?
Scientific name: Osmorhiza longistylis

62 Sweet cicely Sweet cicely. A closeup.
Scientific name: Osmorhiza longistylis


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